Forms of cricket http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/25399/all en Cricket-Australia bowled out for 74 as Kulasekara catches fire http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130118/cricket-australia-bowled-out-74-kulasekara-catches-fire <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Jan 18 (Reuters) - Right-arm pacer Nuwan Kulasekara claimed a career-best five for 22 as Sri Lanka skittled Australia for just 74 runs inside 27 overs in the third one-day internationals in Brisbane on Friday.</p> <p>Kulasekara tormented the right-handers with his in-swinging deliveries while Lasith Malinga (3-14) polished off the tail as Australia collapsed in 26.4 overs with only Mitchell Starc (22 not out) and Xavier Doherty (15) managing double digits.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130118/cricket-australia-bowled-out-74-kulasekara-catches-fire" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cricket Forms of cricket Malinga Thomson Reuters Fri, 18 Jan 2013 06:15:03 +0000 5735961 at http://www.globalpost.com Cricket-Warner injures thumb, Khawaja in Australia one-day squad http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130130/cricket-warner-injures-thumb-khawaja-australia-one-day-squad <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Jan 30 (Reuters) - Australia opener David Warner will miss the first two one-day internationals against West Indies with a fractured thumb and has been replaced in the squad by Usman Khawaja, Cricket Australia said on Wednesday.</p> <p>Warner was struck by a Mitchell Johnson delivery while batting in the nets at Perth, suffering a minor left thumb fracture and ruling him out of the matches on Friday and Sunday at the WACA.</p> <p>"While the fracture is very minor, it is not worth taking any risks," physiotherapist Kevin Sims said.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130130/cricket-warner-injures-thumb-khawaja-australia-one-day-squad" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cricket David Warner Forms of cricket Thomson Reuters Wed, 30 Jan 2013 12:00:27 +0000 5741456 at http://www.globalpost.com Cricket: Bailey rescues Australia after poor start http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130203/cricket-bailey-rescues-australia-after-poor-start <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>A maiden century from George Bailey helped Australia recover from a shaky start to post a big total in the second one-day international against the West Indies at the WACA on Sunday.</p> <p>Brilliant catching by the West Indies had Australia in deep trouble at 98 for six, before Bailey steered a spirited fightback that saw the home team make 266 for seven from their 50 overs.</p> <p>Bailey top-scored with an unbeaten 125 and was offered great support by second-gamer James Faulkner, who made 39 as the pair put on exactly 100 for the seventh wicket.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130203/cricket-bailey-rescues-australia-after-poor-start" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cricket Darren Sammy Forms of cricket George Bailey AFP Sun, 03 Feb 2013 14:16:53 +0000 5744402 at http://www.globalpost.com Cricket: Australia's Watson back for West Indies ODIs http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130203/cricket-australias-watson-back-west-indies-odis <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>All-rounder Shane Watson was Monday named in Australia's squad for this week's two one-day internationals against the West Indies following his recovery from a calf injury.</p> <p>Watson will replace Usman Khawaja as Australia seek to wrap up the five-game series in Wednesday's third ODI in Canberra after winning the opening two matches in Perth over the weekend.</p> <p>"Shane Watson comes back into the squad for the series against West Indies as an opening batsman," chairman of selectors John Inverarity said.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130203/cricket-australias-watson-back-west-indies-odis" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cricket Forms of cricket Shane Watson Wisden Cricketers of the Year AFP Mon, 04 Feb 2013 00:31:50 +0000 5744900 at http://www.globalpost.com Cricket: Broad treble cheers England captain Cook http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130205/cricket-broad-treble-cheers-england-captain-cook <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>England Test captain Alastair Cook was heartened to see Stuart Broad show something like his best form after the pace-bowling all-rounder took a hat-trick on Tuesday.</p> <p>Broad, England's Twenty20 skipper, struck as his side enjoyed a convincing 46-run win over a New Zealand XI in their first match of a tour where Cook will take charge for the subsequent one-day and Test series against the Black Caps.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130205/cricket-broad-treble-cheers-england-captain-cook" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Alastair Cook Cricket Forms of cricket Wisden Cricketers of the Year AFP Tue, 05 Feb 2013 18:00:54 +0000 5746688 at http://www.globalpost.com Cricket-Australia beat West Indies by 39 runs in third ODI http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130206/cricket-australia-329-7-v-west-indies-third-odi-innings <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>CANBERRA, Feb 6 (Reuters) - Australia beat West Indies by 39 runs in the third one-day cricket international against West Indies at Manuka Oval on Wednesday to take an unassailable 3-0 lead in the series.</p> <p>Scores:</p> <p>Australia 329-7 in 50 overs (S. Watson 122, P. Hughes 86) v West Indies 290 all out in 47.3 overs (DM Bravo 86, DJ Bravo 51; J Faulkner 4-48) (Compiled by Nick Mulvenney; Editing by Clare Fallon)</p> Cricket Forms of cricket Manuka Oval One Day International West Indies Thomson Reuters Wed, 06 Feb 2013 08:00:03 +0000 5747219 at http://www.globalpost.com URGENT ¥¥¥ Cricket: Australia beat West Indies to win ODI series http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130206/urgent-cricket-australia-beat-west-indies-win-odi-series <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Australia defeated the West Indies by 39 runs in the third one-day international to win the five-game series at Manuka Oval on Wednesday.</p> <p>Match scores: Australia 329 for 7 (50 overs); West Indies 290 (47.3 overs)</p> <p>rsm/ia</p> Australia Cricket Forms of cricket One Day International West Indies AFP Wed, 06 Feb 2013 11:47:36 +0000 5747406 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-Cricket-Watson ton drives Australia to Canberra win http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130206/update-1-cricket-watson-ton-drives-australia-canberra-win <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Australia win series</p> <p>* Watson hits century on return</p> <p>* Faulkner takes four wickets, all bowled (Updates at end of match)</p> <p>CANBERRA, Feb 6 (Reuters) - Shane Watson celebrated his return to international cricket with a sparkling innings of 122 to drive Australia to a 39-run victory over West Indies in the third one-dayer and an unassailable 3-0 series lead.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130206/update-1-cricket-watson-ton-drives-australia-canberra-win" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cricket Darren Sammy Forms of cricket Thomson Reuters Wed, 06 Feb 2013 12:00:20 +0000 5747423 at http://www.globalpost.com Cricket: Hughes 'the one' for Australia in India http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130207/cricket-hughes-the-one-australia-india <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Rejuvenated batsman Phillip Hughes can be a key player for Australia in their four-Test series in India starting later this month, teammate Peter Siddle said on Thursday.</p> <p>Siddle, who left in an advance party of eight players to help acclimatise to Indian playing conditions, pinpointed the diminutive left-hander as a player to have a major role in setting India big targets to chase.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130207/cricket-hughes-the-one-australia-india" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cricket Forms of cricket Peter Siddle Peter Siddle AFP Thu, 07 Feb 2013 05:15:35 +0000 5748449 at http://www.globalpost.com Cricket: West Indies all out for 220 in 4th ODI http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130208/cricket-west-indies-all-out-220-4th-odi <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The West Indies were all out for 220 off 49.4 overs after winning the toss in the fourth one-day international against Australia at the Sydney Cricket Ground on Friday.</p> <p>Kieron Pollard scored an unbeaten 109 to rescue the tourists after they were 98 for seven.</p> <p>afp</p> Cricket Forms of cricket AFP Fri, 08 Feb 2013 08:30:38 +0000 5749721 at http://www.globalpost.com URGENT ¥¥¥ Cricket: Australia beat West Indies by 5 wickets in 4th ODI http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130208/urgent-cricket-australia-beat-west-indies-5-wickets-4th-odi <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Australia cruised to a five-wicket victory over the West Indies to extend their lead to 4-0 in the best-of-five one-day international series at the Sydney Cricket Ground on Friday.</p> <p>Match scores: West Indies 220 (49.4 overs); Australia 221 for 5 (44.5 overs).</p> <p>rsm/ia</p> Australia Cricket Forms of cricket One Day International West Indies AFP Fri, 08 Feb 2013 11:15:53 +0000 5749903 at http://www.globalpost.com Cricket: England beat New Zealand by 40 runs http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130209/cricket-england-beat-new-zealand-40-runs <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>England beat New Zealand by 40 runs in their opening Twenty20 international at Eden Park here Saturday.</p> <p>England posted their highest ever T20 score of 214 for seven with Eoin Morgan making 46 and Luke Wright 42.</p> <p>New Zealand, in reply, made 174 for nine in their 20 overs.</p> <p>The second match in the series is in Hamilton on Tuesday.</p> <p>cf/ao</p> Cricket Forms of cricket New Zealand AFP Sat, 09 Feb 2013 10:45:18 +0000 5750890 at http://www.globalpost.com Cricket-Wright, Broad play key roles in England T20 win over NZ http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130209/update-1-cricket-wright-broad-lead-england-t20-win-over-nz <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>WELLINGTON, Feb 9 (Reuters) - Luke Wright shone with bat and ball while captain Stuart Broad took four wickets as England eased to a 40-run victory over New Zealand in their first Twenty20 international in Auckland on Saturday.</p> <p>All-rounder Wright's 20-ball innings of 42 included three fours and four sixes as England's power-packed batting line-up scored 214 for seven, their highest total in a T20 international.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130209/update-1-cricket-wright-broad-lead-england-t20-win-over-nz" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cricket Forms of cricket Luke Wright Thomson Reuters Sat, 09 Feb 2013 11:00:28 +0000 5750894 at http://www.globalpost.com Cricket-Australia defeat West Indies by 17 runs in fifth ODI http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130210/cricket-australia-274-5-v-west-indies-first-innings-fifth-odi <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>MELBOURNE, Feb 10 (Reuters) - Australia beat West Indies by 17 runs in the fifth and final one-day international on Sunday at the Melbourne Cricket Ground. Australia won the series 5-0.</p> <p>Scores:</p> <p>Australia: 274-5 (A. Voges 112 not out) v West Indies: 257 all out (J. Charles 100) (Compiled by Ian Ransom; Editing by Clare Fallon)</p> Cricket Forms of cricket Limited overs cricket West Indies Thomson Reuters Sun, 10 Feb 2013 08:00:16 +0000 5751559 at http://www.globalpost.com Cricket: Voges ton sees Australia whitewash West Indies http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130210/cricket-voges-ton-sees-australia-whitewash-west-indies <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Australia bowled out West Indies for 257 to secure a 17-run victory and a 5-0 whitewash in their one-day international series on Sunday, thanks to a century from stand-in Adam Voges.</p> <p>West Indies had looked on target to chase down a 275-run target at the MCG when Johnson Charles struck his maiden century to match Voges, who scored a magnificent unbeaten 112.</p> <p>The West Indian opener struck a boundary to bring up his 100 off 120 balls including eight fours and a six.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130210/cricket-voges-ton-sees-australia-whitewash-west-indies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cricket Darren Sammy Forms of cricket AFP Sun, 10 Feb 2013 13:31:02 +0000 5751721 at http://www.globalpost.com